Network Problem

Smoot Carl-Mitchell smoot at
Sat Aug 4 00:43:54 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 20:31 -0400, Pete Holsberg wrote:

> On the ubuntu machine, I can log in to the DSL router (via wireless 
> connection) and see that the router's Internet connection is up and 
> running, but I cannot make a connection of any kind beyond it, even if I 
> supply the IP address! I can ping the two PCs.
> What could be wrong?

Sounds like the default gateway is missing. Do a:

netstat -r

and see if you have a default gateway which points at your DSL router.

If not, refresh the machine's network address, if it is set using DHCP.
Smoot Carl-Mitchell
System/Network Architect
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